How do I collect debt from my Tenant? Face it, it will happen. One day your Tenant stops paying rent, you will need to evict and find out that a lot of damage has been done to your property, but how do I collect debt from a Tenant once they move out? The first step is to complete a formal eviction process and have the Tenant evicted, this way you have the necessary evidence of the damages done to you and your property. You can’t hire a debt collector to go and have them collect for your damages, you first...continue reading
Tenant Screening 101: Explained by a Greenville Property Manager
In order to find and accept great tenants, you need to properly screen them. Today, we’re talking about tenant screening and how we manage the process at Above Property Management.continue reading
What Are the Most Common Property Management Fees in Greenville, SC?
Above Property Management is located in Greenville, South Carolina, and we provide property management services for the upstate area. Today, we’re talking about what you can expect in property management fees when you work with a professional company.continue reading
Why work with Above Property Management in Greenville?
Above Property Management is located in Greenville, South Carolina, and we provide property management services for the upstate. Today, we’re explaining why you should do business with us. Tenant Retention and Maintenance We believe in happy tenants. Happy tenants stay in properties longer, have less damage, and make on-time rent payments, which translates into more profits for the owner. We also know that investors buy rental property to make a profit. That can only happen when your rental property gets maintained. We understand that, and manage your property as if it was our own. Above Property Management Service Level Agreement...continue reading
How to deal with Mold in your property?
Mold in your property, what now? Are you a landlord or rental property investor with a tenant reporting that there is mold in your property? If so, it is critical to handle the issue in a timely and effective manner. Exposure can cause many health effects and symptoms. Therefore, remediation is necessary to sustaining a healthy indoor setting for tenants. To avoid any further issues, use the following remediation action plan to help minimize damage and liability concerns. What causes Mold? Molds are part of the natural environment. Outdoors, molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic...continue reading
RENTAL KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
What Key Performance Indicators should I track for my rental? As a Landlord or rental property investor, you want to keep track of how your rental is performing, but how exactly do I do that? And what are the best Key Performance Indicators? When you own one property you probably don’t worry too much about most of these metrics, but when you are a serious investor owning multiple properties it is important that you understand how long it takes to place a new Tenant, to complete a repair, or why people leave for example. You can divide these KPI’s up...continue reading
HOW TO SET A RENT PRICE IN GREENVILLE?
How to set a rent price in Greenville? At Above Property Management we know that rent price is critical. To get it right we set a rent price based on the following factors: Location of the rental Neighborhood Square footage Functionality & amenities Time to rent 1. Location of the rental Remember the old saying that in real estate it’s all about location, location, location? We’ll that’s certainly true for your rental. The goal of a rental property is to be an investment that returns the maximum amount of profit. What does this translate to? Having a paying tenant...continue reading
TOP LANDLORD CONCERNS IN GREENVILLE
Top Landlord concerns and what to do about it. We recently did a survey to figure out the Top Landlord concerns in the Greenville and Spartanburg areas. Here is an overview of the top 7 concerns Landlords have when they rent out their property: 1. Will not pay rent (or not on time) The Top Landlord concern is Tenants not paying their rent. If you need to pay your mortgage and there is no rent income that can cause some major issues. Tip: Make sure you have enough cash on hand One of the best ways to lessen the...continue reading